How to Help Your Children Adjust to Moving House

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Moving house is a big adjustment for any adult, let alone for younger children who may not fully understand what’s happening. They’ll have to contend with a new bedroom, potentially a new school with new friends and the daunting prospect of leaving behind everything they know. Naturally, any parent will want to ensure this transition…
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Top 10 Tips for Moving House During Winter

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If you’re in the midst of planning a house move, you’re probably looking to schedule it for the summer months, when the longer days and warmer temperatures make your moving day a much more pleasant experience. However, sometimes this just isn’t possible and you may need to adjust your timeline and move during the winter…
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How to Prevent Valuables From Getting Lost During a Move

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No one really enjoys the process of moving home — the inconvenience, the seemingly endless packing and the logistical challenges can all make for a stressful experience. With so much to think about, it can be easy to misplace items, and if you lose valuables, this can make an already fraught experience even more unpleasant….
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A Moving Guide to Cheltenham

Nestled amongst the sprawling Cotswold countryside, the bustling town of Cheltenham is fast becoming a sought-after property hotspot. It’s little wonder that, in 2022, The Times voted Cheltenham as the best place to live in the South West. From Regency-style period properties to modern apartments, Cheltenham has a rich housing market where property value has…
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When Do You Pay Removal Companies?

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Moving house can be a complex process with a lot of moving parts to consider. From packing up your belongings to liaising with solicitors, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the amount of admin involved. In the midst of all this, it’s important not to overlook payment arrangements with your chosen removal company. By taking…
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New builds vs existing homes: which is right for you?

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When looking at purchasing a new property, one big decision you’ll need to make is whether to buy a new build home or an existing property. New build homes are becoming increasingly popular; there was a 35% increase in construction for the 2021/22 period and the industry has rapidly recovered from the pandemic. However, does…
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Are Micro Homes the Future?

With mortgage rates rising and energy bills set to skyrocket, navigating the current housing market can feel impossible. However, are we all missing one obvious solution? The micro home movement gained traction in the USA following the 2008 financial crash, when many chose to downsize for a more affordable way of living. The movement has…
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